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Looking for a great PS3 game to play this weekend? FIFA Street, Journey and Twisted Metal are out now – which means you can stay in.

The Journey begins

Discover a beautifully compelling world combined with an emotional experience that you won’t forget on PlayStation 3 this weekend in Journey. The latest title from the makers of Flower and flOw is available to download from PlayStation Store and gives you the chance to immerse yourself in a world full of mystery and intrigue as you cross a vast and awe inspiring landscape to discover the history of an ancient civilisation.

Experience a mesmerising adventure on PS3 now. 

Free your game

Inspired by street football styles and stars from around the world, FIFA Street on PS3 promises to be the most authentic street football game ever made. Enjoy a unique and fun-filled experience where everything from the environments to the music is true to the sport and its culture.

Take it to the streets on PS3 this weekend.

Release your road rage in Twisted Metal

The most insane motoring tournament on PlayStation 3 has arrived. Twisted Metal, dreamed up by lethal lunatic Calypso, invites you to test your racing skills in its carnival of high-speed chaos as a member of the Holy Men, Skulls, Clowns or Dolls gangs.

Tokyo’s final hope

The popular Yakuza series branches out in a new direction in Yakuza: Dead Souls on PS3. As one of four characters, it’s down to you to eliminate the undead hordes causing havoc in the Japanese capital using a wide variety of guns and upgrades.

Plan your escape

Head over to PlayStation Store this weekend to download Warp, a puzzle–based, stealth action game where you play as Zero, a little orange alien with a big score to settle. Have you got what it takes to help Zero flee the underwater research facility where he is held captive using his arsenal of unique abilities?

The ultimate Uncharted challenge

Download the Co-op Shade Survival Mode pack for Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception from PlayStation Store this weekend and prepare to face some of the toughest enemies in the Uncharted series to date. Team up with up to two friends via PlayStation Network and tackle wave after wave of incoming enemies, using astute teamwork to survive.

Shoot down the robot apocalypse

The side-scrolling shooter genre gets a mischievous makeover in Shoot Many Robots this weekend. Download it now from PlayStation Store to your PS3 system and team up with up to three friends via PlayStation Network to stamp out the robot invasion with a wacky assortment of weapons and costumes.

Level Up your PS3 knowledge

PlayStation 3 turns five on 23 March 2012, so what better way to celebrate the upcoming celebrations than to test your knowledge in our PS3 themed edition of Level Up, the official PlayStation quiz. Tackle Level Up over at and show the world how smart you are. While you’re at it, head over to the official PlayStation Forums at and you can send in your very own birthday messages to the mighty home entertainment system.

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